Zinc picolinate(17949-65-4)

Zinc Picolinate is an ionic salt of zinc and picolinic acid. This supplement can supply the body with the essential mineral, zinc. This supplement consists of 20% elemental zinc by mass, meaning that 100 milligrams of zinc picolinate will yield 20 milligrams of zinc.

Zinc functions as a cofactor for numerous enzymes, including protein synthesis, insulin production and brain development. Despite the importance of this mineral, our bodies cannot store excess Zinc as it naturally does with some other minerals and vitamins. Zinc Picolinate is an acid form of Zinc that the human body can more easily absorb than other forms of Zinc.

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Zinc picolinate Chemical Base Information

Name Zinc picolinate
CAS 17949-65-4
Purity 98%
Chemical name Zinc picolinate
Synonyms ZINC PICOLINATE; Picolinic acid zinc; ZINCPICOLINATE,POWDER; PICOLINIC ACID ZINC SALT; zinc 2-pyridinecarboxylate; zinc,pyridine-2-carboxylate; ZINC PICOLINATE CAS 17949-65-4; Zinc picolinate ISO 9001:2015 REACH; Zinc Picolinate, 200-400 Mesh, Powder; Zinc, bis(2-pyridinecarboxylato-.kappa.N1,.kappa.O2)-, (T-4)-
Molecular Formula C12H8N2O4Zn
Molecular Weight 309.58
Boling Point 292.5ºC at 760 mmHg
Form Solid
Appearance White Powder
Half Life /
Solubility Soluble in water
Storage Condition Store at RT.
Application Used as a nutritional food supplement as a source for zinc and aspartic acid.
Testing Document Available


Zinc picolinate powder 17949-65-4 General Description

Zinc Picolinate is a dietary zinc supplement containing the zinc salt of picolinic acid, that can be used to prevent or treat zinc deficiency, and with immunomodulatory activity. Upon administration, zinc picolinate supplements zinc. As an essential trace element, zinc is of key importance in many biological processes. It plays an important role in the proper functioning of the both the innate and adaptive immune system. Zinc inhibits the production of pro-inflammatory mediators and prevents inflammation. It acts as an antioxidant, prevents oxidative damage and protects cells against DNA damage. Zinc is required for the enzyme activities necessary for cell division, cell growth, and wound healing.


Zinc picolinate powder 17949-65-4 Application

  1. Drug, dietarysupplement , Pharmaceutical related
  2. Foodadditive, Includes spices, extracts, colorings, flavors, etc added to food for human consumption
  3. Personalcare, Personal care products, including cosmetics, shampoos, perfumes, soaps, lotions, toothpastes, etc
  4. Personalcare, cosmetics, restricted Europe, Chemicals on lists subject to restrictions of use (i.e. some use allowed, but use is limited) in Europe


Zinc picolinate powder 17949-65-4 More research

Zinc picolinate is a zinc salt of picolinic acid. It is available as OTC dietary supplements as a source of zinc to treat and prevent zinc deficiency. The absorption of zinc after oral administration of zinc picolinate is shown to be effective.



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